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Sharing the latest Assistive Technology news, tips, products, accessibility information and success stories with you. If you would like to contribute an article or share an upcoming event or activity, please use this link to Contact Us and  review the “Guidelines for Articles” post.

 

303, 2020

Guidelines for Article Submissions

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Want to share your articles, information and/or upcoming event? We would love to hear from you & include your contributions in the next CTTAP News e-newsletter and on our blog! Article Submission Guidelines are: One feature article of 1,200-2,000 words Several [...]

1712, 2020

Samsung Galaxy Has an Instant and Powerful Impact for Stay Connected Program

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by Kristopher Thompson, NEAT, Smart Technology Specialist A few weeks ago, Independence Northwest reached out to me with an urgent referral for the “Stay Connected” program. The referral was for a woman who, like many facing social isolation during the [...]

1712, 2020

Amazon Echo Show Brings Caregiver Peace of Mind for Stay Connected Program

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by Amy Norton, EASTCONN Assistive Technology Specialist One of the best parts of working with consumers as part of “Stay Connected” is finding ways to help make life easier for people, especially during these trying times. I recently had the [...]

1712, 2020

Remote Training Allows Consumer to Stay Connected

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 by Jen Lortie, UCP Assistive Technology Specialist In mid-September, assistive technology specialists at UCP of Eastern CT worked with Connecticut resident Nancy Robertson through the “Stay Connected” program to provide her with computer training, so she could connect with her [...]

1712, 2020

Accessible Pharmacy Services Can Help Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities

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by Patrick Olsen, Director of Business Development for Accessible Pharmacy Services in Connecticut Accessible Pharmacy is a comprehensive healthcare company specializing in medication management for individuals who are blind, have a disability or are part of the senior community. Accessible [...]

1712, 2020

Lending Library Brings a Voice to Transition Student

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by EASTCONN’s Ann Bedard, M.S., CCC-SLP, Assistive Technology Specialist/ Speech-Language Pathologist The TouchChat app was recently trialed through EASTCONN’s AT Lending Library by Chris, a transition-age student with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Several AAC options were ruled-out prior to Chris’s device trials, [...]

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